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$9.7 billion to pay federal flood insurance claims to victims of super storm sandy. fema warned that without the additional funds it would run out of money to pay claims next week. lawmakers have yet to act on a proposed bill to set aside $51 billion worth of aid to address the effects of super storm sandy. john boehner has vowed to vote on that bill january 26. >>> there was a packed house for people that came together to raise money for super storm sandy victims. the money will go to two couples. organizers said they raised more than $2,000 and they're still counting. >>> it looks like secretary of state hillary clinton will return to work tomorrow for the first time since she fell ill in december. clinton is expected to attend a meeting first thing in the morning. on tuesday, she's scheduled to meet with outgoing defense attorney panetta. >>> california lawmakers will get back to work tomorrow with a democratic superhouse majority in both houses. the new legislature was sworn in but then recessed for the holidays. they expect democratic lawmakers to freely legislate. but does
following superstorm sandy. >>> on wall street, stock markets ended on the up mark. and the s & p500 gained seven and hit its highest close in five years. >>> congress passed a bill today to help victims of superstorm sandy. the legislation easily cleared the house and senate. it provides $9.7 billion to paid for flood insurance claims. a broader measure providing $51 million is scheduled for debate later this month but is expected to face opposition by those who say it's filled with port barrel projects. >> barack obama the state of illinois has received 332 votes, mitt romney the state of massachusetts has received 206 votes. >>> vice president joe biden released the electoral vote. the constitution says it's not official until the electoral college votes are counted. >>> the new film zero dark 30 about the killing of osama bin laden is drawing high praise as well as some pointed criticism. ktvu's rita williams tells us about a controversial part of the movie that has people protesting. >> never legal, never moral, never accepted. >> reporter: an unusual protest outside an emeryville thea
. >>> a day of new beginnings. the students of sandy hook elementary school resume classes. the extra steps taken to help ease them into the new transition. >> the key approval made in washington, d.c. today that will help more than 1 million californians receive health care coverage. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am? [ female announcer ] find progresso light for a great price today at your local safeway store. >>> the students who survived the gunman's rampage in newtown connecticut returned to class today after an extended holiday break. the children may still be fragile but as ktvu's john sasaki learned experts say these are steps a community must take. >> reporter: the new sandy hook elementary school in near by monroe connecticut is covered in a layer of snow
adults at sandy hook elementary. >> we feel we have procedures in place but then you analyze that incident and think, hey maybe we aren't as prepared as we have. >> reporter: they have brought in two consultants before making specific changes at all campus. parents say they welcome the scrutiny. >> i'm in support of anything that will offer extra support for our children. >> reporter: they're not in favor as going so far as to arm teachers but they are looking at bringing resource officers to schools who don't already have them. eric rasmussen, ktvu. >>> and coming up at 10:30, an overflow crowd today in the knot bay. the hot button issue that's atracking a lot of attention. >>> bay area fire stations shutting down. the confusion over the closures that has some people upset. >>> this park has gorgeous rock formations and hot summers. what the president did that could change what it means to the area. >> and a big run goes up in flames, the effort to save it. >> i was like, i'm not going to let this guy burn to death. >>> new video tonight of fire fighters in oakland respondin
. it is critical for the nation to act following that shooting at sandy hook elementary. >> every once in awhile there is something that awakens the country. >> those attending today's meeting included parents of children killed in the mass shooting at a movie theatre in aurora colorado along with survivors of the 2007 virginia tech massacre. the president has vowed action and wants recommendations from that task force by the end of the month. >> national debate on gun control came to vallejo. a public meeting was hosted. >> i am a hunt era gun owner. you don't need them i don't need them nor do we need assault magazines. >> congressman thompson is looking for opinions how to prevent another tragedy. >>> police released a surveillance video in hopes of solving a 3 month old murder. the trail has gone cold in the killing of 46-year-old alea cruise. they hope someone will recognize the man in this footage he is seen walking with her in the tenderloin to her apartment. less than an hour later he came out and ran off. she was found stabbed to death in her home. >> this might spark someone's memory.
by the sandy hook school shooting donors are giving to a gun buy back fund. $40,000 in public donations. enabling marin to buy guns, no names, no questions asked. >> thank you for getting those guns out of your house. god bless you. >> if they want to turn in three gun, they'll get paid on the spot. >> reporter: each gun is worth $100, $200 if it's a semi automatic. >> this is what you can do for mankind. >> reporter: we found marin residents enthusiastic and optimistic. >> i'm not naive enough to think that i'm going to get every young gangster to come in and turn in their gun. >> reporter: but what they want is to get the unforgotten guns that might become a danger. >> and because gun violence travels, residents of san francisco, sonoma and contra costa can come to marin. they will be getting vouchers, marin residents have priority. we're live in san rafael, deborah villalon. >>> and lawmakers are going after ammunition not the weapons. >> it takes bullets to put in the gun. when bullets are more available than sudafed, we have a problem. >> reporter: the bill from berkeley assemblywo
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